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September 21, 2019

Louis J. "Duchie" Arnone

Louis J. "Duchie" Arnone

Louis J. "Duchie" Arnone, 99, of Dunmore, died Thursday night at Allied Services Hospice Center, Scranton. His wife, to whom he was married for more than 60 years, was the former Vita Grace Valenzano, who died Aug. 1, 2005. Born in Pittston, son of the late James and...

Patricia Marie "Patty Cakes" Genell

Patricia Marie "Patty Cakes" Genell

Patricia "Patty Cakes" Marie Genell, 71, of Old Forge, died Wednesday at home. Raised in Duryea, Patty was born on Dec. 28, 1947, and was the daughter of the late Joseph Belaski Sr. A beauty pageant queen in her youth, she once held the title of "Miss Wyoming Valley." A 1965...

September 20, 2019

Robert J. Fitzpatrick

Robert J. Fitzpatrick

Robert J. Fitzpatrick, 43, of Dunmore died Wednesday evening at home after an illness. Born in Philadelphia, son of Charles Theobald of Maplewood and the late Lynne Ann Burch, he was a graduate of Western Wayne High School class of 1995. Before his illness, he was a mechanic...

Maurice I. Hart (Marc)

Maurice I. Hart (Marc)

Maurice (Marc) I. Hart, Ph.D., 85, of Dalton passed away peacefully at home Tuesday evening surrounded by his loving family. His wife of 60 years is the former Mary Keenan. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was the son of the late Maurice and Anne Campbell Hart. He was a graduate of...

Florence Nalevanko

Florence Nalevanko

Florence Nalevanko, 90, of Olyphant passed away Monday, Sept. 16, at Gino J. Merli Veterans Center, Scranton. Her husband, William A. Nalevanko, predeceased her on March 17, 2016. They would have been married 64 years in November. Florence was born June 13, 1929, to the late...

Charles Leo Terrery Sr.

Charles Leo Terrery Sr.

Charles Leo Terrery Sr., 87, of Dunmore died Wednesday at the Gino J. Merli Veterans Center in Scranton. Charles and his loving wife, Connie Bocchino Terrery, would have celebrated 61 years of marriage on Oct. 18. Born in Scranton, son of the late Leo and Mae Mack Terrery,...

September 19, 2019

Louise Marie Banick (Stoko)

Louise Marie Banick (Stoko)

Louise Marie (Stoko) Banick, 89, of Liverpool, N.Y., passed away peacefully on Sept. 13, at St. Joseph's Hospital with her loving husband and family by her side. Louise was born in Scranton, Pa. to the late Michael and Victoria Stoko on Oct. 14, 1929. She graduated from...

Louise Marie Banick (Stoko)

Louise Marie Banick (Stoko)

Louise Marie (Stoko) Banick, 89, of Liverpool, N.Y., passed away peacefully Sept. 13 at St. Joseph's Hospital with her loving husband and family by her side. Louise was born in Scranton, Pa., to the late Michael and Victoria Stoko on Oct. 14, 1929. She graduated from Scranton...

Carolyn Mary Banks

Carolyn Mary Banks

Carolyn Mary Banks, 75, of Old Forge, died Sunday at the Allied Hospice Center, Scranton. Born in Scranton on June 6, 1944, she was the daughter of the late John J. Banks and Hilda Shelly Bentler. Carolyn was a member of Prince of Peace Parish Church (St. Lawrence Church),...

Roland F. Buck

Roland F. Buck

Roland F. Buck, 81, of Scranton, died Monday morning, surrounded by his family at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore. Born in Susquehanna, he was the son of the late Roland E. and Reva Walker Buck. A learned man, he received his diploma from Thompson High School, earned his...

Published in Scranton Times from Sep. 17, 2019 to Sep. 19, 2019.

Robert Thomas "Bob" Chorba

Robert Thomas "Bob" Chorba

Robert Thomas "Bob" Chorba, 84, a resident of Peckville, passed away of natural causes in the evening hours of Friday, Sept. 13, at the Allied Services Hospice Center in Scranton. He was born April 18, 1935, to the late Michael and Anna Slish-Chorba of Throop, and was a 1953...

John Joseph DelVecchio

John Joseph DelVecchio

John passed away peacefully on Sept. 18 in Dunmore. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lucy and John DelVecchio; his daughter, Heather DelVecchio; and his brothers, Tommy and Tony DelVecchio. He was a beloved father and friend. He loved music and parties and being with...

Florence Timinski McLaughlin

Florence Timinski McLaughlin

Florence Timinski McLaughlin passed away peacefully at home on Sept. 9. She was 76. She was born in Dupont on Aug. 4, 1943, and was the daughter of the late Sophie and Walter Timinski. She was also preceded in death by her sisters, Loraine and Dorothy; and brothers, Stanley,...

Sylvia Obal-Fitt-Meredick

Sylvia Obal-Fitt-Meredick

Sylvia Obal-Fitt-Meredick, 77, of Scranton, died peacefully on Sept. 18 at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late George and Anna Ganbosky Obal. Sylvia was a loving and generous mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She...

September 18, 2019

Katherine L. Gilgallon "Kathy" Borowski

Katherine L. Gilgallon "Kathy" Borowski

Katherine L. "Kathy" Gilgallon Borowski, 71, of Wilkes-Barre, died Sept. 9. A memorial funeral Mass will be Saturday at 11 a.m. in the Parish of St. Andre Bessette, Wilkes-Barre. Visitation, Saturday, 10 to Mass, at the church. Arrangements, John V. Morris Family Funeral...

Clarence J. Duffy

Clarence J. Duffy

Clarence J. Duffy, 92, adoring husband of the late Mary C. Ratch­­ford Duffy, patriarch of one of Scranton's largest families, veteran of World War II, and proud Irishman, died Monday surrounded by his close and loving family at his home in West Scranton. He had nine...

William P. "Bill" Jordan M.D.

William P. "Bill" Jordan M.D.

William P. "Bill" Jordan, M.D., 79, a prominent East Strouds­burg general surgeon, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, Sept. 14, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was the husband of Nancy (Connors) Jordan of Clear­field, Pa. They were married May 3, 1969, and...

Thomas J. O'Reilly

Thomas J. O'Reilly

Thomas J. O'Reilly, 55, of Union Dale died Saturday at home. Born in Astoria, Queens, N.Y., he was the son of the late Thomas V. and Marie O'Reilly. He attended Carmel High School in New York and earned an associate degree at Johnson College in Biomedical Technology. He was...

Barbara A. Zara (Felcovetz)

Barbara A. Zara (Felcovetz)

Barbara A. (nee Felcovetz) Zara of Vestal, N.Y., age 77, went to be with Our Lord on Saturday, Sept. 14, after a courageous battle with cancer. She is survived by her devoted and loving husband of 52 years, John J. Zara; son, Matthew Zara; daughter, Amanda (Jeffrey) Strusz;...

September 17, 2019

September 16, 2019

Carmela A. "Tootsie" Bevilacqua

Carmela A. "Tootsie" Bevilacqua

Carmela A. "Tootsie" Bevilacqua, 90, of Jessup, formerly of West Scranton, died Thursday surrounded by her loving family. Her husband of 35 years, Joseph Bevilacqua, died Oct. 3, 1990. Born in Scranton, the daughter of the late Angelo and Lillian Benginia Caramanno, she was a...

Barbara A. Ferguson

Barbara A. Ferguson

Barbara A. Ferguson, 80, of Scranton, died Saturday at Geisinger Mountain View Care Center. Born in Scranton, daughter of the late Elsie Ferguson, she was a graduate of Scranton Technical High School and was a member of the former Christ Presbyterian Church. A longtime...

Francis J. Homnick (Hommy)

Francis J. Homnick (Hommy)

Francis J. Homnick (Hommy), 88, of South Abington Twp., was called home on Thursday, Sept. 12, at the Green Ridge Care Center. His daughter, Jackie and niece, Char were at his side. His wife of 62 years, Rose Vidal Homnick, passed away in 2018. Frank was born in Throop, Pa.,...

Ronald K. Sebastianelli

Ronald K. Sebastianelli

Ronald K. Sebastianelli, 74, a lifelong resident of Jessup, passed away at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Hospital after being stricken ill at home on Saturday. His wife of 53 years is the former Cynthia Vispi. Born in Jessup, he was the son of the late Eldore and Anna Troiani...

September 15, 2019

John J. Coggins

John J. Coggins

John J. Coggins, 87, of Scranton, passed away Friday morning at Allied Services Hospice Center. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late John G. and Caroline Graff Coggins. John attended St. Mary of the Assumption High School, and was a member of Teamsters Local 229....

Thomas Benjamin Cometa

Thomas Benjamin Cometa

Thomas Benjamin Cometa, 82, of Scranton, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Thursday afternoon at the Jewish Home in Scranton. Born in Pittston on July 8, 1937, he was the youngest of four children born to the late Thomas and Catherine Cometa. He was...

September 14, 2019

Michael J. Melnick

Michael J. Melnick

Michael J. Melnick, 82, of West Scranton, died Thursday at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton. He is survived by his wife, the former Lois Gscheidle. They celebrated their 59th anniversary on June 18. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late John M. and Sue...

Maryann Petrosky (Piontek)

Maryann Petrosky (Piontek)

Maryann (Piontek) Petrosky, 79, died Thursday in her Spring Twp. residence. Born Dec. 28, 1939, in Old Forge, she was a daughter of the late Joseph F. and Mary (Hodek) Piontek. She was a 1957 graduate of Old Forge High School and a 1959 graduate of Lackawanna College,...

Jean Zim (Benotsky)

Jean Zim (Benotsky)

Jean (Benotsky) Zim, 81, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 11, at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Born on June 30, 1938, in Edwardsville, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Genevieve (Tobin) Benotsky. Jean worked hard to make a loving home for her family....

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